ERIC Number: ED425340
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Teaching and Learning with Internet-based Resources. Literacy Leader Fellowship Program Reports, Volume III, Number 2.
Literacy Leader Fellowship Program Reports, v3 n2 1997
This issue focuses on a project to develop a set of curricular materials using Internet-based resources and the formation of a staff development/project implementation team of instructors. Section 1 provides a project rationale, summary information about findings and lessons learned, and results of needs assessment surveys conducted in Oregon. Section 2 consists of six lessons on the following topics: the things that might appear on a webpage; information about biographies, solar system, and places around the world; practice in critical reading and writing; ways to evaluate information on the Web; reading e-mail; and sending e-mail. Section 3 has two lessons that introduce the user to using the Web for virtual tours and skill-centered field trips and show how Web resources can be used as learning tools. Section 4 provides three lessons designed to aid the Internet user become comfortable and efficient in using the Internet to find information on a variety of topics. Each lesson has some or all of these components: lesson guide with skill-building list, objectives, description of activity, and resources; background information; activity sheet; and assignment. Section 5 provides guidelines for project implementation; annotated list of tutorials, guides, and resources for staff development; and appendix with agendas, sample forms, and other information. (YLB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Behavioral Objectives, Computer Attitudes, Computer Literacy, Information Literacy, Instructional Materials, Internet, Learning Activities, Literacy Education, Staff Development, Use Studies, User Friendly Interface, User Satisfaction (Information), Users (Information)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Literacy, Washington, DC.
Note: For other reports in this monographic series, see ED 400 426, ED 402 444, and CE 077 717-721.